New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4) Part Time

Specialise in light automotive engineering and complete your apprenticeship through WelTec. Enjoy access to expert advice and practical tutorials from our tutors while you work. You’ll do block courses and study part-time in the evenings with other apprentices.

Light Automotive Engineering

Develop your diagnostic skills working in our specialist autotronics lab. Undertake repairs on our fleet of vehicles. Learn about engine systems, engine maintenance, steering, suspension and braking systems and electrical and electronic components.

  • Effective workplace maintenance and safety
  • High-risk automotive systems and safety
  • Engine systems
  • Fuel and emission systems
  • Driveline systems
  • Transmissions systems
  • Climate control
  • Vehicle safety systems
  • Body control systems
  • Wiring systems
  • Braking systems
  • Suspension systems
  • Steering systems
  • Wheels and tyres

Entry criteria

Students can enter this programme at different times. Get in touch and find out more about this.

All students must be employed in an appropriate automotive job full-time to complete this programme, as well as the below criteria:

Under 20 years

Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3), or relevant skills and experience.

20+ years

If you’re 20 years or over, you may qualify for special admission on this programme. Contact us if you don’t meet the Under 20 entry criteria.

Further study options

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6)

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